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2016-2017 News

  •  Santa arrives at the District 49 Education Success Center during Santa's Toy Express.

    News 5: Fifteen Years of Santa's Toy Express in District 49

    "They shop for their brothers and sisters," said RJ Berry, bus driver, "not even knowing they have anything waiting for them."

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  • District 49 students participate in the college and career fair.

    District 49 High School Students Attend College and Career Fair

    District 49 high school students attended the second annual College and Career Fair on Nov. 16 in Colorado Springs.

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  •  Falcons Honor Service, Raise Funds for Disabled Veterans

    Falcons Honor Service, Raise Funds for Disabled Veterans

    Falcons rush onto the field for a military appreciation game Oct. 21 at Falcon High School. Prior to crushing the Panthers of Woodland Park High School in Woodland Park School District Re-2, 32-8, the team celebrated its raising $4,700 for Freedom Service Dogs of America.

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  • Falcons Soar in Fourth Quarter, Fall Short

    Falcons Soar in Fourth Quarter, Fall Short

    Despite a strong fourth quarter soar, the Falcons fell against the Cougars of Evergreen High School in Jefferson County Public Schools, 12-27, during a homecoming football game Sept. 30 at Falcon High School in District 49.

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  •  Robert Loughman, FHS golfer, tees of during the 2016 golf season.

    Falcons Making Birdies, Making History

    For the first time in school history, all four members of the FHS boys' golf team qualified for the Colorado state golf tournament.

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2015-2016 News

  •  Anthony Wentz

    Class of 2016: FHS Hits Military Appointment Record, Honors Alumnus

    About 300 Falcon High School graduates received diplomas May 28 during a commencement ceremony at The Broadmoor World Arena in Colorado Springs.

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  •  Leatha Hansz closes the door to her bus after conducting a safety check at the District 49 bus lot.

    "Buses Bring People Together"

    "While safety is the number one thing," said Leatha Hansz, District 49 bus driver, "it's the relationships that I have with the kids that are special."

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  • Student Achievement Honored During “Fantastic 49”

    Students from Sand Creek High School, Skyview Middle School and Falcon High School were honored during “Fantastic 49” achievements ahead of a monthly board meeting May 12 in District 49.

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  • FHS Student Athletes Sign Letters of Intent

    Twelfth-graders Caleb Sheets, 18, and Danny Watts, 17, celebrate after signing letters of intent May 3 at Falcon High School.

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  •  High school and middle school students licorice race at the Middle School Leadership Conference.

    High School Students Help Middle Schoolers Learn To Lead

    "A leader doesn't have to be perfect," said Sophia Mayhugh, seventh grade at Springs Studio for Academic Excellence when asked what she learned at the annual District 49 Middle School Leadership Conference at Sand Creek High School April 15. "A leader makes mistakes, but always tries to do the next right thing."

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FHS Updates

  • WestPoint scholarship winner from Falcon High School. Only 15 students were selected globally for the Frances Hesselbein Student Leadership Program at Westpoint and the only student selected from Colorado came from Falcon High School. Read more about Kegan Hoang and the Frances Hesselbein Student Leadership Program.


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  • E-Days Are Coming To FHS This Winter: Falcon High School may call an e-day when the rest of District 49 is on a two-hour delay or closed due to inclement weather. When a FHS e-day is called, students will not come to campus, but will instead attend school online through Schoology. Learn more about FHS e-days on the leadership updates page.


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  • Dave Kranz, Falcon High School Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado Highlight Partnership at FHS: The Irrigation 101 training provided by ALCC for high school teachers in January was a hit with Dave Kranz – a teacher at Falcon High School, Colorado Springs. Soon after loading up his Irrigation System in a Box from that training and driving back to the Springs, he was on the phone with Tim Emick, owner of Timberline Landscaping, Inc. Kranz was inspired to be the first Landscape Career Pathway school in his area, and he wanted to know how soon they could get together and talk shop. Learn more on the leadership updates page.


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  •  Dispatch Front Page Jan. 13.

    District 49 Dispatch Published Jan. 13

    Published Jan. 13, this edition of the Dispatch highlights work beginning after the passage of ballot issue 3B, an award from Rocky Mountain Performance Excellence and successes in the classrooms across the district.

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  •  Afternoon Busing Cancelled

    Afternoon Buses Curbed Jan. 9

    Due to high winds across the region, and high profile vehicle safety restrictions issued for El Paso County by the Colorado Department of Transportation, District 49 school buses will not run this afternoon, Monday, Jan. 9.

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Falcon High School

The Falcon High School community is dedicated to educating our students in a safe and supportive learning environment and to developing responsible 21st century citizens through innovative educational programs.

School District 49

Financial Transparency District 49 prepares students, in a safe and caring environment, to be successful, competent and productive citizens in a global society. Our teachers, administrators and staff members are committed to the creation of educational environments where all children can maximize their individual learning potential. Further, we are committed to meeting students' needs in all domains: academic, social and physical. An emphasis in all activities will be toward empowering students to take an active role in their own learning.
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